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The primary goal was to expand our understanding of text-reading fluency (efficiency or automaticity): how its relation to other constructs (e.g., word reading fluency, reading comprehension) changes over time and how it is different from word-reading fluency and reading comprehension. The study examined (a) developmentally changing relations among word-reading fluency, listening comprehension, text-reading fluency, and reading comprehension; (b) the relation of reading comprehension to...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Reading Fluency, Reading Comprehension, Predictor Variables,...
The paper refers to the theoretical establishment and brief presentation of collaborative action research with the characteristics of "developmental work research" as an effective methodological approach so that science teachers develop themselves professionally. A specific case study is presented, in which we aimed to transform the basically monologic discourse of teacher-pupil interactions to a more collaborative, investigative one by engaging teachers-researchers in the analysis of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Action Research, Science Teachers, Faculty Development, Case Studies, Developmental...
The study examined principals' management role effectiveness of secondary schools for youth leadership in Calabar Education Zone of Cross River State. The study employed survey research design. The target population comprised all 158 principals in both public and private secondary schools in the study area. The sample selected through random sampling technique consisted of 35 public and 35 private secondary schools principals, bringing it to a total of 70. Three research hypotheses were...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Youth Leaders, Leadership Training,...
Teaching the Nature of Science (NOS) in elementary schools and in higher education institutions has become the focus of the science education research community because there is a need to redefine teaching methods and practices. Studies have shown that elementary teachers' views and attitudes towards teaching the NOS are not always compatible with the current acceptable theoretical framework identified by the research community. Researchers and scholars have proposed a variety of approaches in...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Discourse Analysis, Science Teachers, Scientific Principles, Teaching Methods,...
The purpose of this study was to identify the perspectives of using Internet on the scientific research among the Postgraduate Students at the University of Khartoum. The researcher used the descriptive analytical method, the population consisted of all Postgraduate students at the University of Khartoum (Master & Ph.D.), registered during the year 2014. Of 3189 students; selected the stratified random sample totaling 441 students to represent four councils specialized in university, which...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Scientific Research, Internet, Mass Media Use, Graduate Surveys,...
This study is aimed at evaluating the level of satisfaction of preparatory year students at Al-Baha University with the academic and non-academic services they receive, and determining whether there were any differences in student satisfaction on the basis of personal variables (gender, college, distance). This research used quantitative descriptive approach. To collect study data, a questionnaire consisting of fifty items within seven prime satisfaction dimensions was used. They were...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Geographic Location, Gender Differences, Predictor Variables, Student Satisfaction,...
This paper presents a historical background of the Palestinian education. It outlines a theoretical basis for the development of Human Rights Regimes. The paper tackles the views of some philosophers like Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau and Kant who laid down the foundations for the development of Human Rights Regimes. The paper illustrates that Human Rights grounded in the oldest European civilizations such as in Greek philosophy and in Roman moral and legal thought. Moreover, the paper shows how...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Role of Education, Civil Rights, Universities, Foreign Countries, Philosophy, Moral...
Kenyan government launched Free Primary Education (FPE) in 2003 to make schooling affordable to all parents, but less attention has been paid to the quality assurance and equity of the education system. Studies have indicated that the FPE policy sacrificed the quality of education and this led to parents avoiding FPE offered in primary schools and take their children to private schools which are considered costly. This study adopted descriptive survey design to as the research design. Rational...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Access to Education, Educational Quality, Parent Attitudes, School Choice, Elementary...
One task of the doctoral education is, globally as well as nationally, to produce and renew the highest expertise and knowledge in a high quality and efficient way. Even though in this global time the high-quality knowledge and skills are a competition factor which the success of the societies is expected to be able to lean on, also the doctoral students and their individual factors are significant. The accelerating global change is strongly reflected at the individual level: an attempt is made...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Doctoral Degrees, Program Administration, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students,...
The paper presents the results of research conducted among students of primary and secondary schools in Montenegro about robotics and its place in Montenegrin educational system. Survey was used as a data collecting method in the study and the results were obtained using theoretical analysis. Attitudes of Montenegrin students were compared with similar studies conducted in the world. It was undisputed that the Montenegrin school students showes great interest in acquiring knowledge in field of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Robotics, Elementary Secondary Education, Student Surveys, Student...
The transition from one's home country to a university abroad can be demanding. This study is a follow-up study exploring life satisfaction among outbound students. Outbound students at Umeå University, Sweden, were surveyed before and after experiencing studying abroad. Thus, the students' life satisfaction could be compared after an international experience with the situation before studying abroad. The same students (individuals) were surveyed both times. The study is based on an initial...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Life Satisfaction, Study Abroad, College Students, Student...
This study aimed to identify the work-related stress and its subsequent problems among teachers of the public schools which operated the school-based Violence Reduction Program (VRP) in the governorate of Tulkarm during the second semester of 2015-2016. Besides, it aimed to identify the effect of specific variables, such as gender, specialization, qualifications and years of service, on the assessment process of stress at work and its subsequent problems. The study tool was a purposefully...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Public School Teachers, Stress Variables, Teaching Load, Job Satisfaction, Gender...
Early and forced marriage infringes rights of women and girls globally, undermining initiatives to raise involvement in education, reduce maternal mortality, increase employment and enterprise levels. Parental and Communal involvement in Early and Forced Child Marriage negatively influence Girls' Education, which hinders their participation in social, economic and politics in adulthood. The study focused on constraints, prospects and policy direction for improved participation of women in...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Females, Children, Marriage, Educational Attainment, Mothers,...
The current study aimed to examine the effects of training sessions on children's levels of optimism versus pessimism among the kindergarten children in the district of Shobak in Jordan. The sample of the study consisted 21 children whom their ages were between 5 to 6 years old. A training program was applied. The level of optimism and pessimism among the kindergarten children were measured through the use of notes cards consisted from 12 items. The results of the study showed that there were...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Concept Teaching, Intervention, Pretests Posttests,...
This paper aims to identify the factors that impede the successful implementation of information systems in the case of primary public education for the systematization of administrative and operational processes. Once identified and diagnosed the cause, the proposal is made, in order to ensure that implementation. This aided with scientific methodologies such as inductive, systemic structural functional, besides the application of field research and data collection and generation of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Information Systems, Program Implementation, Performance Factors,...
The purpose of the study is to identify the extent of ICT application in management of administrative and student personnel record in the public universities in Enugu state. The study was a survey research the quantitative data were collected through a 20-item questionnaire title "Extent of ICT Application in Record management" (EIAMASPR). This was administered on a sample size of 605 respondents made up of university academic staff and senior Administrative staff. The data were...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Information Management, Student Records, Public Colleges, Records...
Objective: Most youth in Sub-Saharan Africa are not enrolled in school. Although more youth are enrolling in school, they are increasingly less likely to complete their primary and secondary schooling. Similarly to many other African nations, Tanzania has an estimated out-of-school population of 49% of youth despite massive post-millennium investments which have significantly raised enrollment rates. Due to a high unemployment rate, rural youth commonly opt to pursue employment in cities or...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Out of School Youth, Qualitative Research, Semi Structured...
The study investigated principals' implementation of quality assurance standards and administrative effectiveness in public secondary schools in Edo and Delta States. To guide the study, four research questions and hypotheses were raised. Descriptive research design was adopted for the study and the simple random sampling technique was used to select 240 principals and 720 teachers used for the study. Two set of instrument were used to collect data which was analysed using the Mean, Percentage,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Standards, Principals,...
Recently, many universities have started to do their best to enhance their contribution in the scientific publication. Thus, researchers and faculty members have been offered many various financial and promotional incentives for publishing their papers in international journals, particularly the ISI ones. The present study aims to identify the opportunities and obstacles that faculty members at Najran University can obtain by publishing in ISI journals. In addition, distinction of the most...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Scientific Research, Publications, Barriers, Electronic...
This study investigates the students' learning style, their attitudes about educational technologies in general and e-learning management system (e-LMS) in particular and their behavioral intentions to use the e-learning platform in a single institution of higher learning in Brunei Darussalam. In this study, a survey, using the VARK Questionnaire as a tool to describe the learning styles of students, was conducted among 120 students. The data analyzed through SPSS confirmed that there existed a...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Cognitive Style, Student Attitudes, Educational Technology,...
During early childhood, the foundations for emotional, social and spiritual well being of children with learning disabilities (CWLD) are laid. The CWLD emotional well being is influenced by all the experiences they go through. It is essential to provide warm, trusting relationships, predictable and safe environment, affirmation and respect for all aspects of children's emotional, physical, social, cognitive and linguistic well being of CWLD. There is need to actively seek to remove the barriers...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Emotional Development, Inclusion,...
The aim of this study is to identify the attitudes toward English among AL-Quds Open University students in Tulkarm Branch, Palestine. To achieve this purpose, the researcher used a questionnaire composed of 30 items distributed to 70 male and 110 female students in four faculties: Education, Social Development, Administrative Sciences and Technology and Applied Sciences in AL-Quds Open University, Tulkarm Branch. These students are in different study levels (years). This study was conducted...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Language Attitudes, Questionnaires,...
Introduction: Career selection and decision to pursue a medical career is a multi factorial process. It is influenced by the personal capabilities and the available resources as well as the social, educational, economical and cultural factors. Sudan is one of the African countries with a high number of medical colleges and an increasing number of Sudanese students are joining the medical colleges each year. Aim and objectives: The aims of the present study were to study and compare the motives...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Career Choice, Medical Education, Student Motivation, Student...
In response to the current reform of college English teaching, a case study of Chinese Mongolian students in English language teaching under the influence of MOOCs is carried out in an attempt to examine the efficacy of the integration of information technology into English language teaching. After a brief introduction of the teaching mode of MOOCs, this paper points out the constraints of the present English teaching, and then a case study of English language teaching following the principles...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Case Studies, English (Second Language),...
The convergence between telecommunication, broadcasting multimedia and related technologies commonly known as Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), promises a fundamental change in educational management. ICT could be the missing tool in improving efficiency of private secondary schools to cope with rapidly changing world to effectively meet management tasks combined with flexibility in learning and administrative activities essential in enhancing efficiency in educational...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Information Technology, Private Schools, Secondary Schools, Foreign Countries,...
Education to Theatricality as pedagogical and artistic research is experienced by almost twenty years in Italy in laboratories and projects organized in collaboration with universities, schools, theaters, educational centers, cultural centers, educational and social services, associations. Education to Theatricality is a science that includes different of disciplines such as pedagogy, sociology, human sciences, psychology and the performing arts in general. The scientific basis of this...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Drama Workshops, Creative Activities, Creativity, Theater Arts, Art Education,...
Inclusive education is a new educational philosophy and a worldwide reform strategy intended to include students with different abilities in mainstream regular schools with the aim of achieving education for all. However, there is serious concern for total inclusiveness of special needs children in Nigeria. This study therefore investigated some determinants of inclusive education practice in Nigeria. The study adopted survey research design. Samples of 227 teachers and head teachers/principals...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Mainstreaming, Regular and Special Education...
The aim of this study is to explore mathematics teaching department students' perceptions on the concepts of proposition, theorem, and proof which are very important for daily life, mathematical literacy and studying mathematics; the common mathematical content used in constructing these concepts; and whether these constructions and content construction match each other. A survey model was used for fulfilling the aim. The data was taken from 329 first-grade mathematics teaching department...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Daily Living Skills, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical...
Spiritual intelligence has gained great interest from a good number of the researchers and scholars, while there is a lack of using new technologies such as WebQuest as an instructional tool; which is one of the e-learning applications in education in enhancing spiritual intelligence of 4th graders in Jordanian schools. This study aimed at examining the effectiveness of using WebQuest on enhancing spiritual intelligence among 4th graders students. The study sample consisted of (134) male and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Grade 4, Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis, Spiritual Development,...
This project engaged students, practitioners, and educators from University of Labor and Social Affairs, Cau Giay District, Hanoi and Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, in a cross-cultural distance learning and teaching collaboration. Two groups met simultaneously through Skype videoconferencing to discuss and learn about field supervision and about social policy that supports women who experience family violence. This collaboration strongly demonstrates the usefulness of technology in bridging...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Achievement Gap, Distance Education, Videoconferencing, College Students, College...
This research aimed to highlight the power of reflective writing for early childhood teachers in Palestine, seven teachers in Palestine participated in this qualitative study, they were asked to write their reflections for 18 months. Data was gathered using semi-structured interviews and reflective writing journals. Data was analyzed using thematic analysis approach in order to determine the possible effects of using reflective writing with teachers on developing their reflective thinking. The...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Reflection, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Kindergarten, Qualitative...
The aims of this study were to investigate the relationship between the Palestinian secondary school students knowledge level of science process skills and their attitudes toward science, and the effect of gender and residence of these students on their knowledge level of science process skills and on their attitudes toward science. The study used an 18-question science process skills test and a 25-item attitudes toward science questionnaire. The association between knowledge level of science...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Science Process Skills, Scientific Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Secondary School...
This is a study of the perception of teachers on the use of television for concept analysis in the classroom. The population of the study is all the 9,784 Secondary School teachers in Bayelsa State of Nigeria out of which 110 teachers were randomly selected using the proportional sampling method. The instrument is a questionnaire designed by the researcher but validated by experts in test and evaluation and tested for reliability using the Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient. It was...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Teacher Attitudes, Secondary School Teachers, Foreign Countries, Educational...
The study examined the influence of students' feedback on the quality of the teaching of science teaching in four Nigerian Universities: Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Osun State University, Osogbo and Lead City University, Ibadan. This was aimed at improving students' academic performance in the science disciplines. The study adopted a survey research design. The population for the study consisted of 346 students in the Faculty of Science and Science...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Undergraduate Students, Science Instruction, Foreign Countries, Feedback (Response),...
The purpose of this study is to determine the levels of economic literacy--an important component of being a good citizen--among seniors studying at social studies teacher program which aims at cultivating good citizens and to find out its relationships in terms of various variables. The quantitative sample of the study was comprised of 726 senior teacher candidates studying at Social Studies Teacher Education Program of the universities from seven different regions in 2013-2014 academic year....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Social Studies, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries, Economics Education, Teacher...
This study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of HIV/AIDS and the Life Skills Education delivery in primary schools in Tanzania. Specifically the study investigated pupils' views about the effect of HIV/AIDS and Life Skills teaching in primary schools in Tanzania; assessed pupils' knowledge related to HIV/AIDS and Life Skills education, and the effects of pupils' background characteristics on their knowledge about HIV/AIDS and Life Skills education. The study used mainly a questionnaire...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Daily Living Skills,...
This study aimed to examine sex and age-level differences in preschool children with respect to walking times on a course and on a balance beam with obstacles. Subjects were 324 healthy preschool children: 4-year-old boys (51) and girls (51), 5-year-old boys (50) and girls (60), and 6-year-old boys (62) and girls (50). A 5- or 10-cm-high obstacle (depth, 11.5 cm; width, 23.5 cm) was set at the halfway point of a course (length, 200 cm; width, 10 cm) that was drawn on the floor and a balance...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Gender Differences, Age Differences, Preschool Children, Physical Activities, Time,...
This study presents a validation report of the Lecturer's Teaching Assessment Scale (LTAS) developed for the assessment of lecturer's teaching effectiveness in Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. It also examined the factor structure of the LTAS, its construct validity, and internal consistency reliability coefficients. The study adopted the survey research design. A total of 13,000 students that completed the LTAS online constituted the sample for the study. The 34-item LTAS was used...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Factor Structure, Undergraduate Students, Psychometrics, Foreign Countries, Teacher...
The study investigated the constraints facing the teaching of entrepreneurship education in colleges of education in South South Nigeria. A research question was raised and three hypotheses were formulated for the study. A descriptive survey design was used for the study. The population which also served as sample comprised 206 Business Education lecturers. The researcher used a questionnaire which has 24 items. The content and face of the instrument was validated by experts in business...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Entrepreneurship, Hypothesis Testing, Scores,...
This study employed a difference-in-differences analysis technique to estimate the average treatment effect of automatic promotion on students' cognitive learning outcomes in Uganda's primary education. Regression results indicate a positive policy effect on learning achievements in literacy and numeracy at primary three (P3) and primary six (P6). Specifically, the implementation of automatic promotion policy has translated in to an increase in learning outcomes in reading and mathematics at P3...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Elementary School Students, Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries, Educational...
This study examined the pattern of students/teachers' population in schools as a result of the crises witnessed in Jos and its consequences on quality of teaching as well as peaceful living in Jos. Stratified simple random sampling technique was used to select the 18 schools that were used for this study. Questionnaire was used to collect qualitative and quantitative data on students' enrolment/population by religion; teachers' mix by religion; and on general information on how the crises...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions, Conflict, Population Trends, Educational...
The purpose of this study is to investigate the use of material teaching aids as enhancement tool for teaching essay writing in secondary schools in Ebonyi State. A 4-point Likert-scale questionnaire was used as the instrument. A trial test was conducted and tested for reliability and a value of 0.75 was obtained from the test. The instrument was further subjected to face validation. The population comprised of 1553 language teachers--English, Literature, Igbo and French and out of this number...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Teaching Methods, Essays, Writing Instruction, Secondary Education, Foreign...
The purpose of this study was to examine students' responses to the digital and the active version of Angry Birds™ according to students' mathematics grades. The relational screening model was used to reveal the relationship between the students' responses and their math grades. The participants were 26 elementary and secondary school students enrolled in a state or a private school. Data was collected during the 2012-2013 academic year using a three-question semi-structured interview. First,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Mathematics...
Background: Competence assessment of teachers has long been a concern for teachers in the Faculties of Education. The decision makers have been looking for a model to assess the competence of prospective students. Tools and assessment models are used to gauge the competency of teachers in all disciplines. Objective: The present study aimed at providing a model to assess the competencies necessary for teachers in the Faculties of Education. Methods: Relevant literature on the topic would be...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Models, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Competencies, Inservice Teacher Education,...
This study investigated the Counselling strategies for curbing "Examination Malpractices" in Secondary Schools in Enugu State Nigeria. The researcher used three research questions. The Design used was a descriptive survey design. Sample consisted of 335 respondents comprising principals (N = 19), PTA secretaries (N = 19), teachers (N = 276) and Counsellors (N = 21) selected through stratified random sampling. A researcher-developed questionnaire containing 27 items was validated by...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Counseling Techniques, Questionnaires, Foreign Countries, Surveys, Principals,...
It is a well-known fact that during recent years, the new economic and technological environment, which has emerged from the dynamic impacts of globalization, has given rise to the increased development of information and communication technologies that have immensely influenced education and training all over Europe. Within this framework, there is an ever growing need for educators worldwide to effectively prepare their students for the associated technological and social challenges;...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Electronic Learning, Elementary School Students, Web 2.0 Technologies, Teaching...
The literature emphasizes that the school environment is a key factor for the mental health and academic achievement of immigrant and refugee children. However, few studies examined the role of school environment and peer relationships for these youth attending a special education class. The aim of this paper is to study the association between emotional difficulties and academic performance and their correlates in first and second generation immigrants assigned to a special class in a...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Emotional Problems, Behavior Problems, Academic Achievement, Immigrants, Adolescents,...
The study dealt with perception of accounting educators and senior accountants on skills required of accounting education graduates for effective job performance in automated offices. The study adopted a descriptive research design.The population consisted of 149 respondents, made up of 80 accounting educators in public tertiary institutions and 69 senior accountants in government ministries in Enugu metropolis of Enugu State, Nigeria. The entire population was used for the study and no sample...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Comparative Analysis, Accounting, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries,...
This study examined the status of principals' physical education (PE) perceptions, the differences between gender and school-levels of these principals' PE perceptions; and what they have to say about the opportunities, challenges and solutions on their school PE. Participants were 92 principals (37 Males, 55 Females) from 12 different school districts of Shanghai. The Adapt Principal Perception on PE Questionnaire [superscript Chinese Version] (APPPEQ[superscript C.V.]) was employed for data...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Principals, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, Physical...
International students are particularly affected by issues related to physical health, academic studies, and social and psychological matters. Despite sometimes enormous emotional distress, there is evidence to suggest that these students are reticent to use counselling services to address these issues. The purpose of this study is to examine the rate of utilisation of counselling services by students at two Australian university campuses. Ninety participants completed a survey that examined...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Students, Counseling Services, Barriers, College Students, Student Surveys,...
The Nominal Group Technique (NGT) is a structured process to gather information from a group. The technique was first described in early 1970s and has since become a widely-used standard to facilitate working groups. The NGT is effective for generating large numbers of creative new ideas and for group priority setting. This article reports on a case study carried out in Vietnam on exploring the perceptions of key stakeholders towards the vocational education training (VET) sector where the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Case Studies, Methods, Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Educational Quality,...
The aim of this study was to investigate the pre-service teachers' perceptions into learning primary school science using the method of Problem Based Learning (PBL). This learning strategy has been introduced into the B.Ed. programme at the University of Trinidad and Tobago for pre-service teachers who are expected to implement it in their teaching profession in primary school science. The research study attempted to identify the perceptions of these pre-service teachers during the learning...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Science, Problem Based Learning, Foreign...
Greek school community emphasizes on the discovery direction of teaching methodology in the school Environmental Education (EE) in order to promote Education for the Sustainable Development (ESD). In ESD school projects the used methodology is experiential teamwork for inquiry based learning. The proposed tool checks whether and how a school program follows discovery teaching approaches under the principles and guidelines of EE and ESD. The criteria focus on the active teaching and learning...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Teaching Methods, Environmental Education, Evaluation Methods, Discovery Learning,...
The aim of this study is twofold. First, to investigate whether the imagined contact method (an indirect method of contact) can improve behavioural intentions towards a hypothetical peer with Asperger syndrome (AS). Second, to test whether the effect of the method can be generalised on attitudes towards young people with AS in general. Participants were 416 young adolescents (M age = 15.2) who view a power-point presentation introducing a hypothetical male target with AS. A voice-over provided...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Asperger Syndrome, Intention, Control Groups, Experimental Groups, Attitudes toward...
This study sampled the perception of secondary school teachers on the effectiveness of various methods used to teach Social Studies in secondary schools. It also examined the methods that facilitate learning more, the method commonly used by male and female teachers and also by qualified and non-qualified teachers. The population consisted of all secondary school teachers in Ekiti State and the sample comprises of 320 teachers who responded to a questionnaire designed by the researcher to...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Methods, Social Studies, Foreign...
University is a place where skilled labour is produced for societal and global consumption. This is premised on the fact that education provided at this level enhances human capital development which widens employment opportunities. However, there seems to be disparity over the skills required and those possessed by graduates from Nigerian universities. As a result, many university graduates are either underemployed or unemployed. The study adopted descriptive survey research design. Using...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Employers, Employment Potential, Employer...
This evaluation research concerns the aims and objectives for creating the future environmentally literate citizen through the environmental programs (PEEs) of Secondary Education of Heraklion prefecture, Crete, Greece. An evaluation tool applied on the application forms and the final reports of the programs, in order to asses how sustainable they were in the initial planning, whether they satisfy the principles and objectives of Education for the Sustainable Development (ESD), if they aimed to...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Evaluation Research, Secondary Education, Environmental Education,...
The government of Saudi Arabia has devoted considerable financial resources toward the education for all goal and in future generations through emphasizing the importance of education and increasing the accountability of teachers' performance on their students' performance. It has emphasized education is to be "Education for All". These demands require teachers who are presently working to adjust to new knowledge, legislation, and policies within the education fields. The purpose of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Special...
Teacher modelling, a part of Ethics of Care plays a vital role in the relationship between teachers and students that shapes students' character in the classroom. This case study highlighted a limited understanding of a teacher in the classroom on what constitute care for her students. However, her display of caring was shown more through her role-modelling traits such as showing concern for students, praising students, displaying patience, empathising with students and listening to students...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Ethical Instruction, Caring, Empathy, Case Studies, Observation, Foreign Countries,...
The field of neuroscience has been evolving constantly and at a rapid pace in the recent past. Consequently, neuroscientists have put forth a wealth of knowledge in relation learning and education in general. In this context, how can we as educators benefit from the emerging evidence from neuroscience so that we can take a significant step forward in improving our pedagogical practices? We can take a deeper and reflective look at our existing pedagogical knowledge-base and engage in...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Neurosciences, Evidence, Teaching Methods, Educational Objectives, Barriers,...
With the deepening of university reform in China, the traditional teaching faculty management mode has been exposed more and more defects. To make innovation of the university teaching faculty management mode becomes the voice of the times. Universities should conduct careful research on this issue in the development. Starting from the shortcomings of existing university teaching faculty management mode, this article makes a thorough analysis on the new problems in front of China's university...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Educational Innovation, College Instruction, College Faculty, Educational Change,...
As a multidisciplinary process, Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) is meant to foster efficient lifelong learning throughout life. To achieve this, it should be geared towards providing knowledge, skills as well as attitudes that ensure equal opportunities to life, meeting the needs of individuals of all ages so as to understand the world and the changes being experienced. In a bid to attain a newly industrialized status, Kenya's Vision 2030 development plan endeavours to develop the relevant...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Continuing Education, Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Transformational...
This study examined age, sex, class and religion as determinants of students' susceptibility to peer victimization. One thousand five hundred students from 10 public secondary schools were selected by stratified sampling technique using class level as strata. A validated multi-dimensional peer victimization scale (MPVS) was used to collect data for the study. Results showed that students in the age range 13-14 years were more susceptible to peer victimization, there was a significant influence...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Bullying, Victims, At Risk Students,...
The aim of the current study was to investigate cyberbullying among Saudi's higher-education students. It also aimed to identify possible factors that may impact cyberbullying. A quantitative approach was implemented using an online survey questionnaire distributed to 287 students. The descriptive results indicated that students mainly avoid cyberbullying. However, about 27% of the students reported that they have committed cyberbullying at least once or twice. Furthermore, 57% of the students...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Bullying, Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Statistical Analysis,...
The aim of this study was to raise the awareness of pre-school teacher candidates within the framework of media literacy the importance of which has been noticed recently in Turkey and which has attracted attention of academic circles as a research topic. In addition, by providing opportunities for pre-school candidates to design materials on this topic, it also aimed to help them practice what they know and internalize the information they would obtain on media literacy. In this regard, the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Media Literacy, Preschool Education, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher...
This study principally investigates job-related and personality factors that determine Ghanaian accounting students' intentions to pursue careers in accounting. It draws on a rich body of existing literature to develop a research model. Primary data were collected from a cross-sectional survey of 516 final year accounting students in a Ghanaian public university. Data were analysed using SmartPLS 2.0 to conduct Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modelling (PLS-SEM). The results show that...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Personality Traits, Predictor Variables, Accounting, Undergraduate Students, Foreign...
The ancient Eratosthenes experiment concerning the earth's circumference offers the opportunity of an inquiry-based revival in today's science classrooms: A multinational European science education initiative (acronym: OSR) introduced this experiment as a hands-on basis to extract the required variables and to exchange results with classroom peers across two continents, including Finland in the North, via Poland and Serbia to Greece and Egypt in the South. The aims behind focused on typical...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Science Instruction, Hands on Science, Science Experiments, Measurement, Scores,...
In today's world of stiff competition in the labour market, coupled with advanced technology, industries require of students to have job experience before employing them. The challenge here is that the experience being required is not taught in the lecture rooms. The reality is that, it is only gained though hands on the job, thus real world confrontation popularly called industrial attachment a platform for students arm themselves with all the skill, knowledge and demanded experience. This...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Industrial Training, College Programs, Vocational Education,...
In early 2014, a team of researchers was invited into partnership with the Maori Success Initiative (MSI), a national, indigenous led network of Maori and non-Maori principals committed to working collaboratively to raise Maori student achievement. Working with over sixty principals across six regional clusters throughout Aotearoa New Zealand, these researchers utilised critical Kaupapa Maori methodology to observe, engage, and support MSI's vision of A Change in the Hearts and Minds of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Partnerships in Education, Leadership Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Indigenous...
In this study we analyze the extent to which policy documents that include standards and expectations for the preparation of school principals (i.e., head teachers) influence democratic practices. This comparative research examines educational policies that influence the work of principals both in Sweden and in the U.S., the state of Texas asking: What does it mean for a principal to create a school environment that emphasizes democratic practices? The context of education is provided for both...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Policy Analysis, Educational Policy, Principals, Democratic Values, Educational...
The quality of a health care system is heavily dependent on a capable and skillful health care workforce so as to guarantee the delivery of quality health care services to its user groups. Hence, only through continuous training and development can the health care workforce follow rapid scientific progress while equitably balancing investment efficiency in the health care sector. The purpose of this study was, through the factor analysis of principal components, to identify the factors of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Professional Development, Allied Health Personnel, Well Being, Factor Analysis,...
This study investigated the relationship between culture and university goal achievement in South west geo-political zone, Nigeria. Specifically, the purpose was to find out the nature of the corporate culture and university goal achievement as well as to determine the relationship between corporate culture and university goal achievement in South west geo-political zone, Nigeria. Three research questions were raised to guide the study. Survey research design was adopted in carrying out this...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Organizational Culture, Universities, Educational Objectives, Geographic Location,...
In Portugal, geography teacher training followed a process of "universitisation" that enhanced its academic dimension and weakened the importance of professional training. Training became focused on "outcomes", more than on "processes", and its effects were increasingly disappointing as regards changing teachers' practices. Although such problems are not confined to geography teacher training, in the case of geography they seem to be particularly pertinent, since...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Professional Training, Geography, Geography Instruction, Teaching...
The first part of this paper refers to the contribution of geographic education in the development of knowledge, attitudes and skills for environmental protection in the context of sustainable development of the world's societies. Thus, specific concerns identified regarding the young people participation in research and collaborative actions using Web 2.0 applications, in the context of geography and environmental education, through sociocultural constructive view of learning. In particular,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Web 2.0 Technologies, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education,...
The author interprets comments made by student-teachers given during interviews, as well as notes written in their teaching practice journals, made during or completed shortly after their practices in school. The background to these interpretations are official documents (e.g. the Polish Standards for Teacher Education, the Polish National Curriculum) and theories of learning and teaching (constructivist vs behaviorist). The main questions asked are what knowledge is important for young...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Student Teachers, Foreign Countries, Student Teacher Attitudes, Geography...